Cybersecurity Advisor
Posted on 2/8/2023

201-500 employees

Security monitoring software
Company Overview
Expel’s mission is to deliver security solutions to enable analysts to be more efficient by automating work, consolidating information, and reducing time consumption of tasks. The company is committed to providing industry leading and transparent security services to cloud applications, infrastructure, networks, and endpoints.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding





Herndon, Virginia

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Strong verbal, written, and visual communication and presentation skills with proven executive-level engagement and coaching
  • Ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Commitment to speaking and/or contributing content at conferences, trade shows, industry events
  • A highly collaborative mentality, with the ability to team across time zones and cultures
  • Curiosity and a desire to not only learn, but also share what was learned and experienced
  • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills, sound judgment, and knowing when to ask for help
  • Empathy, resourcefulness, flexibility, and tenacity
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%
  • A deep operational command of security operations and incident response
  • A thorough understanding of the attack life cycle and working knowledge of attack vectors, tactics, and techniques used by threat actors
  • Understanding of and ability to articulate security controls for common platforms, devices and cloud components, including Windows, Unix, Linux, AWS, GSuite, O365 and network equipment
  • Experienced industry analyst covering cybersecurity
  • 7+ years of enterprise security experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a security leadership role
  • Deep security domain knowledge and expertise, with the ability to be a cybersecurity expert
  • Bachelor degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Management Systems, or related field, or compelling story
  • Present to and engage with prospects, customers, and the security community at large, including C-level executives, both to drive awareness in the security community, and to continue to inform and evolve our security program strategy
  • Participate in industry analyst/influencer interactions as a spokesperson
  • Create engaging content at a consistent cadence, effectively communicating to both technical and non-technical audiences, including preparing blogs, bylined articles, technical content, demos, vlogs, videos, podcasts, and more to position Expel as an innovator
  • Speak at virtual and in-person industry and Expel events in support of demand generation and thought leadership
  • Provide customer/prospect feedback to collaborators
  • Provide leadership by imparting both the practitioner and CISO-esque view of challenges, goals, and desired outcomes to inform product, support, and go-to-customer decision-making
  • Partner with Expel's executive, sales, marketing, customer success, and product teams on strategy and programs to help customers improve their security programs and outcomes
  • Maintain expertise of the IT threat landscape, using Expel's and third-party research
  • Provide training and mentoring to cross-functional team members across the Expel customer engagement and service lifecycle
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience applying the NIST Cybersecurity Framework or other frameworks to assess risk, CIS standards, and/or compliance standards is a plus
  • Knowledge of and experience with Kubernetes, CSPM, and container security vendors is a plus